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Event: Lecture, talk or reading County: Greater Manchester Dead and Buried: The Wants and Worries of the 19th Century Deceased - Talk by Charlie Guy MAJoin us on Halloween to dispel the dark myths of the Victorian dead and shine a light on some of the forgotten, outdated and downright creepy funerary practices, traditions and superstitions of the age. From...Museum of Wigan Life | 31 October 2018
Event: Lecture, talk or reading County: Greater Manchester Invasion of the Body Snatchers - Talk by Charlie Guy METhy dead men shall live, together with my dead body they shall arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead. – Isaiah 26:19. The treatment of...Museum of Wigan Life | 28 June 2018
Event County: Greater Manchester Royal Children in Ancient Egypt -Talk by Dr Campbell PriceThe lives of royal children are perhaps the best known from ancient Egyptian society. This lecture traces the experience of being a child using archaeological evidence before illustrating the special status of the...Museum of Wigan Life | 13 September 2018